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Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain
failure.
Benjamin Franklin

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more
common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a
proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and
determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "Press on" has solved and always will solve
the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Sir Winston Churchill

If you want a quality, act as if you already have it. If you want to be courageous, act as if
you were - and as you act and persevere in acting, so you tend to become.
Norman Vincent Peale

Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what
happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race.
Henry Ford

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack
of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi

Persistence isn't very glamorous. If genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent
perspiration, then as a culture we tend to lionize the 1 percent. We love its flash and dazzle.
But great power lies in the other 99 percent.
Susan Cain

Victory belongs to the most persevering. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance.
Robin Sharma

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second,
stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Thomas A. Edison

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through
strength, but through persistence.
Buddha

Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
George Washington

Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not.
It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way.
The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it
harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to
persevere.
Barack Obama

Necessity brings strength and perseverance.
Chinese proverb

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would
climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.
Benjamin Disraeli

What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock.
Persevere.
Ovid

Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life
commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at
this and want it bad enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
Lee Iacocca

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Napoleon Hill

Persistence is a unique mental strength - a strength that is essential to combat the fierce
power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all
part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world.
Bob Proctor

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
William James

There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination, and more drive.
Sophie Kinsella

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

What kind of people are benevolent? What kind of people are superior men? Confucius said:
"Resoluteness, persistence, simplicity and slowness to speak are close to benevolence."
Yu Dan

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Napoleon Hill

Having an unusually large goal is an adrenaline infusion that provides the endurance to
overcome the inevitable trials and tribulations that go along with any goal. Realistic goals,
goals restricted to the average ambition level, are uninspiring and will only fuel you through
the first or second problem, at which point you throw in the towel.
Tim Ferriss

Tenacity and adversity are old foes.
Chinese proverb

If you are going through hell, keep going.
Sir Winston Churchill

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are
paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your
life, and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
Amelia Earhart

Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.
Theodore Roosevelt

Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People
who work sincerely are the happiest.
Chanakya

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